Sat, Jan 28|
Berger Counseling Services, LLC
Introduction to Play Therapy Techniques
Learn how to expand your play therapy knowledge in your services in a unique setting - an actual Play Therapy office!
Time & Location
Jan 28, 2023, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST
Berger Counseling Services, LLC, 7522 Wiles Rd B213, Coral Springs, FL 33067, USA
About The Event
Ever wonder how play therapy techniques can enhance your clinical skills and build your toolbox? This workshop is a hands-on, experiential way to deepen your knowledge of play therapy services for all ages. Learn how to expand the conversation through reflection, process issues through the powers of play and bring your authentic, playful self into the play room. Therapists will leave with play activities to incorporate with their clientele that will aid in with a variety of presenting concerns, ages and situations. Therapists will be able to incorporate learned skills into their clinical approach and techniques into in person and online telehealth services. Ethical considerations, diversity and limitations will also be explored.
Participants should be able to…
- Define Play Therapy and the steps to become a Registered Play Therapist
- Describe at least two play therapy activities to incorporate into services with children, teens and adults
- Identify cultural considerations with play therapy techniques
- Describe at least two ways that play therapy activities can be done in person and virtually
- Define Reflection, Clean Language and other processing methods by the end of the workshop
- Utilize effectively at least three processing methods by the end of the workshop
- Demonstrate how to link activities to client's goals and outcomes
This workshop will be located at Berger Counseling Services' office in Coral Springs and limited to 10 participants. Your spot will not be guaranteed without completion of registration with payment.
LIVE: This will be a LIVE, in-person workshop. Participants must attend the entire presentation and will be awarded LIVE CONTACT CE's upon successful completion of a post test. Approved by APT for 6 LIVE CONTACT CE Hours & Florida LMHC, LMFT & LCSW CEU's.
APT Approved Provider #20-618 & Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling BAP#50-20533
Play therapy credit may not be awarded to non-mental health professionals
9:00am-10:30am Introduction to the power of play therapy
10:45am-12:00pm Introduction to reflection, Clean Language and processing methods
1:00pm-2:30pm Activities for children, teens and adults
2:45pm-4:30pm Cultural considerations, linking to client goals and outcomes
Cancellation Policy: All cancellations must be requested in writing and received no later than 30 days prior to the workshop to receive a 100% refund. Requests made after will receive 50% refund or transfer to a later workshop. Substitutions (someone else attending) or transfer of registration to another training date may be requested. All attendees who are not able to attend live will be provided credits for on-demand workshop for 6 NON-CONTACT CE's.
About our presenter: Marla Berger, LMHC, ATR, RPT-S™, Eagala Advanced Certified
Marla is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist, Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor™, EMDR Trained, PATH Int'l Certified Therapeutic Riding Instructor, Qualified Supervisor, Natural Lifemanship Certification Student and an Eagala Advanced Certified Professional. In other words, she loves experiential therapies! Marla founded Berger Counseling Services in 2009 and has presented locally and nationally on experiential services, trauma and bereavement.
Berger Counseling Services
Coral Springs, FL 33067